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Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

1037 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205-3004
+1 503-274-6564
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It's a beautiful venue but I don't feel that the acoustics are that good. I have been to a few... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Portland, Oregon
music, plays it is a must for Portland.

what a place! it takes you back to a time when things were done not just for music but for all your... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Portland, Oregon
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  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“oregon symphony” (59 reviews)
“great acoustics” (13 reviews)
“great sound” (10 reviews)
1037 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205-3004
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a beautiful venue but I don't feel that the acoustics are that good. I have been to a few presentations at Schnitzer Hall and I wasn't impressed.

Thank DonRoute66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

what a place! it takes you back to a time when things were done not just for music but for all your soul. it is a warm and beautiful place to be in and hear music or plays for that matter it is a must...More

Thank laneyral
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was great, the acoustics were great. We asked to change seats, because our first choice turned out to be hard for my wife (using a walker) to get to. They actually moved us to the first balcony, back row end two seat in Section...More

Thank G4474KLrichardh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently attended the Bill Murray Jan Vogler show. We arrived early and were taken to our seats by the usher. We settled in to our seats for about 15 to 20 minuntes before the show started. Within 5 minutes of the show starting an...More

Thank jimimac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been multiple times and its charm never leaves. it has great seating, no bad seat in the house and it is beautiful. even a bad show is still a good one.

Thank Caretia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am in this facility at least once a month. Its a beautiful architectural experience in Portland. Glad that it was preserved.

Thank Carey B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

See this beautiful theater, plus the theaters across the street with a free tour! On Wednesday’s at 1 pm and on Saturdays, 11 am to 1 pm, there are free guided tours. Get the history plus facts about these performance halls. Meet at the Antoinette...More

Thank debraburke8
Reviewed 11 November 2017

I have seen many shows in this venue, starting when it was stilled called The Paramount, crumbling but still proud, and later after the major renovation which brought about the name change and the addition of the performing arts center smaller theaters next door. Good...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Old world elegance is the best way to describe the beautifully restored concert hall in the heart of downtown Portland. We tremendously enjoyed a blues concert here, but patrons can enjoy a broad diversity of musical offerings in this amazing venue. The schedule includes everything...More

Thank TeamRealMcCoy
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Listening to the Oregon Symphony Orchestra at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall is a heavenly experience. We last heard violinist Augustin Hadelich in concert . BEAUTIFUL. COMFORTABLE. Great venue. Spectacular music.

Thank hatlady3
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Laurie A
2 December 2017|
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Response from Caretia | Reviewed this property |
Pit seats are great, I’ve seen Anthony Bourdain there and we just saw Nick Offerman both seats were on the first floor area and not in the pit—they were totally fine. The floor has an incline so you still have a good view.
Jessica P
30 September 2016|
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Response from Deb W | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure my answer will be considered helpful however here it is. I talk with someone live when choosing seats for any event. Whereas I have been going to the Schnitz for years I do discuss where I want to me depending... More
15 January 2016|
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Response from Valerie S | Reviewed this property |
Parking is very easy to find in that area; as well as a lot parking structure 1-2 blocks from the venue.